Workshops & Continuing Education

JFS offers high quality continuing education seminars on relevant and innovative topics for mental health professionals in the community. These sessions are open to the general public, but are specifically offered for the benefit of colleagues and peers who are required to received educational credit hours to stay appraised of current practices and modalities.

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Cancellation Policy:  Registrants may receive a full discount up to 72 hours prior to the CEU event, after which time no refunds will be issued. Once an event begins, whether a full day workshop or multi-day workshop, no refunds/credits will be issued.


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December 2017

Continuing Education Workshop – Accessing Primary Emotions Using Emotionally Focused Therapy Skills (Price: $70 pre-registration/$80 day of)

December 15 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
Jewish Family Services Metairie, 3300 W Esplanade Ave
Metairie, LA 70002 United States
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$70

Presented by Michele Louviere, LMFT. Helping clients access and express primary, vulnerable emotions results in lasting changes and greater connection in relationships. Often times, clients struggle to go beyond secondary emotions, such as anger and withdrawal. In this workshop, counselors will be introduced to Emotionally Focused Therapy and learn the EFT technique "RISSSC" to help access primary emotions. Counselors will be able to focus on their own responses to secondary emotions, which can be a barrier in the therapeutic relationship…

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January 2018

Cultural Competence in Counseling and Supervision (Price $60 Pre-Registration/$70 Day of)

January 26, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Jewish Family Services Metairie, 3300 W Esplanade Ave
Metairie, LA 70002 United States
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$60

Speaker: Dr. Cirecie Olatunji Price: $60  pre-registration/$70 day of This workshop provides an overview of current models of cross-cultural supervision and includes experiential activities to aid participants in gaining a clear understanding of the use of these approaches when working with trainees from diverse cultural and social backgrounds. Particular attention is paid to ethical concerns and how to outline concrete objectives for trainees to achieve the necessary developmental outcomes during pre-service and pre-licensure training.   This workshop is approved for…

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February 2018

Continuing Education Workshop- EMDR Training (Total Price $1,200)

February 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - March 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Jewish Family Services Metairie, 3300 W Esplanade Ave
Metairie, LA 70002 United States
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EMDR Training with Carol Miles, MSW, LCSW EMDR Basic Training This is a two part workshop series. The first workshop will take place on Wednesday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, February 28- March 2.  The second workshop will take place on Wednesday- Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, May 23-May 25. This training has been approved for 42 hours in Diagnosis through LCA and 42 Clinical hours through LABSWE. Registrants for EMDR training must pay for and complete all 6 days of training. Please read this registration information…

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March 2018

Understanding, Predicting, and Changing Behavior: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Shape Your Practice (Price $120 Pre-Registration/$130 Day of)

March 23, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Jewish Family Services Metairie, 3300 W Esplanade Ave
Metairie, LA 70002 United States
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$120

Speaker: Dr. Stephen Phillippi, Jr., LCSW        Price: $120 pre-registration/$130 day of   This workshop will introduce and review Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approaches that apply to the appraisal of the individual (ex., functional behavioral analysis) and research supported behavior change methods.   This workshop has been approved for 6 Diagnosis hours by LCA and 6 Clinical hours by LABSWE.

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April 2018

How Pleasure and Memory Rewire our Brain in Addiction (Price $60 Pre-Registration/$70 Day of)

April 20, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Jewish Family Services Metairie, 3300 W Esplanade Ave
Metairie, LA 70002 United States
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$60

Speaker: Dana delaBretonne, LPC Price: $60 pre-registration/$70 day of   This CEU explores the connection between pleasure, memory, and learning and the changes that occur to the brain that drive addiction. Both psycho social and biological aspects of addiction will be covered. We will focus on drugs, food, gambling, and sex addictions and how tolerance dependence and craving create the addiction cycle. This workshop has been approved for 3 General hours by LCA and by LABSW.

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June 2018

CEU Bootcamp (Prices range from $60-$220)

June 7, 2018 @ 8:45 am - June 8, 2018 @ 4:15 pm
Jewish Family Services Metairie, 3300 W Esplanade Ave
Metairie, LA 70002 United States
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$60 - $220

Price: $60 pre-registration/$70 day of for a single session. Total cost for 4 presentations: $220 pre-registration/$240 day of   DAY 1: A Tricky Situation: Ethical Decision Making Guidelines and Best Practices Speaker: Dr. Erin Dugan, NCC, CRC, LPC-S-P, RPT-S Time: 8:45 am-12 pm This ethics workshop will present attendees with an overview of ethics, ethical guidelines, principles, and codes, ethical decision making models, dilemmas and current practices, and supervision practices. Attendees will be exposed to common ethical dilemmas and a…

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